Provider bulletin: 18 July 2018

This weekly newsletter is sent to NHS providers’ chairs, chief executives, finance, medical, nursing and HR directors, and board secretaries.

For information

Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT): urology report

A more productive urology service is better for patients and could help the NHS deliver £32.5 million in efficiencies and savings each year. The new report on urology from the GIRFT programme includes 18 recommendations to help achieve this — including greater consultant focus on emergency care and a better career structure for urological nurses.


Health and Care Innovation Expo 2018

Wednesday 5 – Thursday 6 September, Manchester

Hear from some of the most senior clinical and executive leaders of national health and social care organisations at Expo 2018. The interactive agenda is now live — with theatre and pop-up university sessions available to book. NHS and public sector staff can claim complimentary tickets — contact to check your eligibility.

Webinar: Model Hospital masterclass — understanding the top 10 medicines and 2018/19 savings opportunities

Tuesday 24 July, 12.30pm – 1.30pm

Find out about the latest updates and developments to the pharmacy and medicines compartment, and how to understand and interpret the metrics to identify potential savings. This webinar will be particularly useful for chief pharmacists and anyone with responsibility for medicines expenditure or tracking cost improvement plans.

Updates from our partners

NHS England

Virtual Academy of Large Scale Change masterclasses

September – October 2018, London and Leeds

NHS England is offering targeted large-scale change support with face-to-face masterclasses. The masterclasses are open to health and care system teams who are either already redesigning services or are ready to start a transformation or redesign programme, and wish to actively progress the change using large scale change principles.

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